Chapter 13. Leadership Essentials
Chapter at a glance
One of the major challenges faced by all aspiring managers is to become an effective leader. Here's what to look for in Chapter 13. Don't forget to check your learning with the Summary Questions & Answers and Self-Test in the end-of-chapter Study Guide.
WHAT IS LEADERSHIP?
Managers versus Leaders
Trait Leadership Perspectives
Behavioral Leadership Perspectives
WHAT IS SITUATIONAL CONTINGENCY LEADERSHIP?
Fiedler's Leadership Contingency View
House's Path-Goal View of Leadership
Hersey and Blanchard Situational Leadership Model
Graen's Leader-Member Exchange Theory
Substitutes for Leadership
WHAT IS IMPLICIT LEADERSHIP?
Leadership as Attribution
WHAT ARE INSPIRATIONAL LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVES?
Transactional and Transformational Leadership
Transformational Leadership Dimensions
Issues in Charismatic and Transformational Leadership
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